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γδ T cells

Eliciting a Robust Anticancer Immune Response
Acepodia’s gamma delta T (γδ T) cell program harnesses the unique properties of gamma delta T cells to develop a new class of off-the-shelf cell therapies for the treatment of cancer. Gamma delta T cells have characteristics of both the innate and adaptive immune systems that make them an ideal chassis for the development of cell therapies. This cell type can directly recognize and attack cancerous cells as well as coordinate a broad antitumor immune response by recruiting and activating other immune factors and cells to the site of disease. Gamma delta T cells have also been shown to preferentially traffic to distinct tissues and could be ideally suited for more targeted treatment of certain types of cancers.
A Unique, Powerful Cancer-Fighting Cell
Advantages of Acepodia’s γδ T Cell Technology

Advantages of Acepodia’s γδ T Cell Technology

Unlike traditional T cell therapies, gamma delta T cells can be administered off-the-shelf and do not need to be tailored for each individual patient, allowing for a streamlined manufacturing process and broader potential use. While an attractive candidate for cell therapies, gamma delta T cells only represent a small fraction of circulating T cells which has greatly limited their use in the past.
Realizing the Promise of γδ T Cells

Realizing the Promise of γδ T Cells

Acepodia is overcoming the limited nature of gamma delta T cells by developing a proprietary allogeneic gamma delta T cell production that represents a consistent and scalable source of gamma delta T cells. Using its integrated approach, Acepodia is enhancing its gamma delta T cells for the development of therapies that can complement its other cell therapy programs.

Guiding γδ T Cells Directly to Tumor Sites: ACC

Currently available cell therapies also present challenges in effectively engaging cancer cells due to immunosuppression caused by the tumor microenvironment. By uniting its potent gamma delta T cells with well-established, as well as proprietary and novel tumor-targeting mechanisms, Acepodia’s cell therapy candidates are designed to target cancer cells and overcome tumor defenses to deliver their potent, cancer-killing cellular payload.




Phase I
Phase II
CD20 Targeting, ACC-γδ T Cell Therapy
Preclinical ​
We have collaborated with biopharmaceutical partners and academic institutes worldwide.